Analysis of risk factors for the development of liver disease associated with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Colombo1994AnalysisOR,
  title={Analysis of risk factors for the development of liver disease associated with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Chiara Colombo and M G Apostolo and Maurizio Ferrari and Manuela Seia and S Genoni and Annamaria Giunta and Lucia Piceni Sereni},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={124 3},
  pages={393-9}
}
We prospectively screened for liver disease patients with cystic fibrosis who were more than 3 years of age and who were followed at the cystic fibrosis center of the University of Milan. From January 1991 to December 1992, we screened 189 patients; clinical, biochemical, and echographic abnormalities suggestive of overt liver disease were present in 34 (18%). To define risk factors for the development of liver disease associated with cystic fibrosis, we evaluated the possible role of specific… CONTINUE READING
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